Cardiff vs Sunderland – Cardiff City will be hoping for a better outcome after their previous match against Swansea City, which they lost 2-3 in the Championship.

Cardiff City had 41% of the possession in that encounter and made 9 attempts on goal, scoring on three of them. Jaden Philogene and Sory Kaba scored for Cardiff City in the 35th and 83rd minutes, respectively.

Swansea City, on the other hand, made 11 attempts at goal, with 4 of them being successful. Swansea City scored goals through Jol Piroe (at 3′), Liam Cullen (at 33′), and Ben Cabango (at 99′).

In 5 of the last 6 games in which Cardiff City played, fewer than three goals per game were scored. Regarding goal attribution during that time, their opponents scored an overall total of 8, while Cardiff City only managed to score an overall total of 6.

However, this pattern might not hold true in the future. Sunderland and Burnley drew 0-0 in their prior encounter in the Championship.

Sunderland had 31% of the possession in that game and 7 shots on goal, with 3 of those being on goal. Burnley made 13 attempts on goal with 3 of them being on target at the other end.

Sunderland, led by Tony Mowbray, has cause to rejoice after scoring five goals in their last six games. They have given up a total of 10 goals throughout the same time span.

Cardiff vs Sunderland – Betting Analysis

In their previous meetings, which date back to March 31, 2007, Cardiff City has won three of them, Sunderland has won two, and there has been one draw.

Over the course of those games, the two clubs combined for 17 goals, with 9 coming from The Bluebirds and 8 from The Black Cats. That equals 2.83 goals per game on average.

The score of the previous league meeting between these clubs was Sunderland 0–1 Cardiff City on Championship meeting Day 20 on November 5, 2022.

On that particular day, Sunderland had 60% of the possession and 2 of their 11 efforts on goal were successful. Four of Cardiff City’s 13 goal attempts were successful. The goal was scored by Mark Harris at 49′. Andy Davies served as the judge for the game.

Cardiff City boss Sabri Lamouchi will be without Callum Robinson (Biceps femoris muscle injury) and Jamilu Collins (Cruciate Ligament Injury) due to injuries, respectively.

Tony Mowbray, the manager of Sunderland, is currently concerned about some player fitness. Those that cannot be taken into consideration include Jewison Bennette (sprain), Elliot Embleton (torn ankle ligament), Ross Stewart (achilles tendon surgery), and Corry Evans (cruciate ligament injury). When all things are considered, both Sunderland and Cardiff City are capable of scoring in this situation.

 What are the best odds for the game?

Looking at the betting prices for the match in the 90-minute result market, backing Cardiff City is available for 2.75, backing a drawn result is 3.22 and betting on the winning team to be Sunderland gets you 2.75. They’re the top bets on offer at present.

Cardiff vs Sunderland – Head -to- Head

Cardiff vs Sunderland

Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals

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